New UBC Library Grant for Open Textbook and OER Creation and Use

New UBC Library Grant for Open Textbook and OER Creation and Use

UBC Library to support faculty in creating open textbooks and open educational resources through 1-year grant project

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Art+Feminism is a campaign improving coverage of cis and transgender women, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia. From coffee shops and community centers to the largest museums and universities in the world, Art+Feminism is a do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign

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Science Literacy Week Wikipedia Edit-a-thon – September 18 12:00 – 3:00 PM

To celebrate National Science Literacy Week, September 18-25, UBC will be hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on adding more content to Wikipedia about Canadian Science and Scientists.

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Making Open Content Accessible

Making Open Content Accessible

According to Tara Robertson, accessibility librarian at CAPER-BC, accessibility can help push the open education movement even further forward. Open educational resources and content should be accessible to all people.
Open Dialogues: How to make open content accessible

Open Dialogues: How to make open content accessible

The open education movement has helped people access content that they would otherwise not be able to view or interact with. Open education resources reduce costs for students and allow for greater flexibility for instructors.
UBC FOSS

UBC FOSS

A community of people working on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects at UBC.
Exploring the Social Web as an Educator

Exploring the Social Web as an Educator

For Christina Hendrics the value of “peer to peer connecting is partly that students will learn a lot not just from what they hear from other people but from what they tell to other people. Conversations with other students bring such different perspectives and interpretations.”
Sustainable Forest Management Open Courses

Sustainable Forest Management Open Courses

A series of self-directed courses on sustainable forest management (SFM) for the Asian-Pacific region. The courses are intended to enable senior forestry students, young faculty and mid-career professionals to improve their knowledge of SFM flexibly.